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2001–02 Dallas Mavericks season

The 2001-02 NBA season was the Mavericks' 22nd season in the NBA.[1] The Mavericks finished fourth in the Western Conference and second in the Midwest Division with a 57-25 record and made the playoffs in back to back seasons for the first time since 1988. In the Western Conference Quarterfinals, the Dallas Mavericks swept the Minnesota Timberwolves but then lost the next series in 5 games to the Sacramento Kings.

Contents

  • Offseason 1
    • Draft picks 1.1
  • Roster 2
  • Regular season 3
    • Season standings 3.1
    • Game log 3.2
  • Playoffs 4
    • West First Round 4.1
    • West Conference Semifinals 4.2
  • Player statistics 5
    • Season 5.1
    • Playoffs 5.2
  • Awards and records 6
  • Transactions 7
  • References 8
  • See also 9

Offseason

Draft picks

Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
2 43 Kyle Hill PG/SG  United States Eastern Illinois
2 53 Kenny Satterfield PG  United States Cincinnati

Roster

4 Michael Finley
5 Juwan Howard
6 Danny Manning
7 Adrian Griffin
8 Rasho Nesterovic
10 Tim Hardaway
11 Wally Szczerbiak
13 Steve Nash
14 Eduardo Najera
16 Wang Zhizhi
41 Dirk Nowitzki
42 Evan Eschmeyer
43 Jake Voskuhl
44 Shawn Bradley
45 Ruben Wolkowyski

Regular season

Season standings

# Western Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 z-Sacramento Kings 61 21 .744
2 y-San Antonio Spurs 58 24 .707 3
3 x-Los Angeles Lakers 58 24 .707 3
4 x-Dallas Mavericks 57 25 .695 4
5 x-Minnesota Timberwolves 50 32 .610 11
6 x-Portland Trail Blazers 49 33 .598 12
7 x-Seattle SuperSonics 45 37 .549 16
8 x-Utah Jazz 44 38 .537 17
9 Los Angeles Clippers 39 43 .476 22
10 Phoenix Suns 36 46 .439 25
11 Houston Rockets 28 54 .341 33
12 Denver Nuggets 27 55 .329 34
13 Memphis Grizzlies 23 59 .280 38
14 Golden State Warriors 21 61 .256 40


z - clinched division title
y - clinched division title
x - clinched playoff spot

Game log

Playoffs

West First Round

(4) Dallas Mavericks vs. (5) Minnesota Timberwolves Last Playoff Meeting: This is the first meeting between the Mavericks and Timberwolves.

Dirk Nowitzki was virtually unstoppable in this series, averaging around 33 points and 16 rebounds per game.[2]

Game Date Visitor Score Home Score Record (DAL-MIN) Venue TV Time TV Commentators
1 April 21 Minnesota 94 Dallas 101 1-0 American Airlines Center NBC 3:00et/2:00ct Mike Breen & P.J. Carlesimo
2 April 24 Minnesota 110 Dallas 122 2-0 American Airlines Center TNT 9:30et/8:30ct Kevin Harlan, Danny Ainge & John Thompson
3 April 28 Dallas 115 Minnesota 102 3-0 Target Center NBC 3:00et/2:00ct Bob Costas & Mike Dunleavy, Sr.
Dallas wins series 3–0

West Conference Semifinals

(1) Sacramento Kings vs. (4) Dallas Mavericks

Last Playoff Meeting: This is the first meeting between the Kings and Mavericks.
Game Date Visitor Score Home Score Record (SAC-DAL) Venue TV Time
1 May 4 Dallas 91 Sacramento 108 1-0 ARCO Arena NBC 6:30et/3:30pt
2 May 6 Dallas 110 Sacramento 102 1-1 ARCO Arena TNT 9:00et/6:00pt
3 May 9 Sacramento 125 Dallas 119 2-1 American Airlines Center TNT 9:30et/8:30ct
4 May 11 Sacramento 115 Dallas 113 3-1 American Airlines Center NBC 3:30et/2:30ct
5 May 13 Dallas 101 Sacramento 114 4-1 ARCO Arena TNT 9:00et/6:00pt
Sacramento wins series 4–1

Player statistics

Season

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Tariq Abdul-Wahad 4 0 6.0 .000 . .000 1.5 .5 .5 .3 .0
Charlie Bell 2 0 1.0 . . . .5 .0 .0 .0 .0
Shawn Bradley 53 16 14.3 .479 .000 .922 3.3 .4 .5 1.2 4.1
Greg Buckner 44 16 20.1 .525 .313 .690 3.9 1.1 .7 .4 5.8
Evan Eschmeyer 31 6 9.6 .420 . .606 3.2 .3 .3 .3 2.0
Michael Finley 69 69 39.9 .463 .339 .837 5.2 3.3 .9 .4 20.6
Adrian Griffin 58 34 23.8 .499 .296 .837 3.9 1.8 1.3 .2 7.2
Tim Hardaway 54 2 23.6 .362 .341 .833 1.8 3.7 .7 .1 9.6
Donnell Harvey 18 0 9.0 .538 . .455 2.6 .3 .2 .3 2.1
Juwan Howard 53 44 31.3 .462 .000 .754 7.4 1.8 .5 .6 12.9
Avery Johnson 17 0 8.9 .429 . .706 .3 1.6 .3 .1 3.2
Raef LaFrentz 27 25 29.1 .437 .305 .761 7.4 1.1 .9 2.2 10.8
Danny Manning 41 10 13.5 .477 .143 .667 2.6 .7 .5 .5 4.0
Darrick Martin 3 0 7.3 .000 .000 .500 .3 1.0 .7 .0 .3
Eduardo Najera 62 11 21.9 .500 .000 .676 5.5 .6 .9 .5 6.5
Steve Nash 82 82 34.6 .483 .455 .887 3.1 7.7 .6 .0 17.9
Johnny Newman 47 17 15.4 .453 .386 .724 1.0 .3 .6 .1 4.2
Dirk Nowitzki 76 76 38.0 .477 .397 .853 9.9 2.4 1.1 1.0 23.4
Nick Van Exel 27 2 28.0 .411 .347 .844 3.1 4.2 .5 .1 13.2
Wang Zhizhi 55 0 10.9 .440 .414 .737 2.0 .4 .2 .3 5.6

Playoffs

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Shawn Bradley 7 0 3.6 .500 . . .7 .0 .0 .1 .9
Greg Buckner 7 0 15.0 .480 .000 .750 3.7 .6 .4 .1 3.9
Evan Eschmeyer 3 0 2.7 .000 . . .7 .3 .0 .3 .0
Michael Finley 8 8 46.6 .466 .378 .900 6.3 2.3 1.5 .5 24.6
Adrian Griffin 4 1 14.3 .588 .000 .000 2.3 1.0 .5 .3 5.0
Raef LaFrentz 8 8 30.6 .500 .333 .545 7.6 .6 .3 2.8 11.3
Eduardo Najera 8 4 15.3 .696 . .625 1.6 .1 .4 .0 4.6
Steve Nash 8 8 40.4 .432 .444 .971 4.0 8.8 .5 .0 19.5
Johnny Newman 3 2 7.3 .143 .167 . .0 .7 .0 .0 1.0
Dirk Nowitzki 8 8 44.6 .445 .571 .878 13.1 2.3 2.0 .8 28.4
Nick Van Exel 8 1 33.0 .366 .206 .667 3.0 3.9 1.0 .0 11.1
Wang Zhizhi 8 0 5.5 .438 .500 .500 1.0 .4 .0 .1 2.5

Awards and records

Transactions

References

  1. ^ "2001-02 Dallas Mavericks". Basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-06-11. 
  2. ^ "Sacramento 125, Dallas 119". Sportsillustrated.cnn.com. 2002-05-10. Retrieved 2012-06-11. 

See also

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